Accounts Receivable Supervisor

Location: Downey, CA

Department: Accounting and Finance

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Manager/Supervisor

James Perse is currently hiring an Accounts Receivable Supervisor

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Review installation and/or service accounts on a regular basis to identify delinquent accounts, contacting past due customers in a prioritized and timely manner.  Set up and negotiate payment arrangements within Credit and Collection guidelines and follow up with customers to ensure payments are made as well as finding out reason(s) for nonpayment.
  • Ensure timely contact and appropriate communication and follow up to resolve any issues preventing payment and once resolved with the customer to receive payment. Work closely in a team atmosphere with CFO and A/R & Credit to proactively address collection accounts, demand letters and any required legal action, if necessary, is completed in a timely manner.
  • Work with A/R & Credit to identify and resolve undistributed cash in a timely and accurate manner, including escalating issues to A/R & Credit for assistance when necessary.
  • Review customer deductions and other receivable discrepancies in a timely manner, working with internal and external parties to resolve.
  • Prepare management reports as necessary, proactively analyzing results and issues, and communicating to management. Specific reports include:  A/R Aging, Hold Report, Cash Flow report for A/R, and GL reconciliation of A/R.
  • Must be proficient in systems designed to enhance overall Credit and Collection effort.
  • AR functions include:  Invoicing and CM’s, Cash Receipts, Intl Shipping documents, bank deposits and various AR reports
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

REQUIRED SKILLS, COMPETENCIES, KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE SKILLS / COMPETENCIES

  • Must be proficient in excel and general accounting knowledge is required.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
  • To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel and Outlook)
  • One to Three (5+) years of experience preferred
  • Full Circle experience a plus

EDUCATION 

  • Bachelor's Degree

PHYSICAL DEMANDS / WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • The following physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear.  The employee is occasionally required to stand; sit; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.  Employee may be required to drive a motor vehicle
  • The following work environment characteristics are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job: The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate

JAMES PERSE was founded over 20 years ago in Los Angeles, California by its eponymous designer. James’ signature design philosophy and aesthetic – the pairing of elegance and sophistication with simplicity and comfort – is borne from his passion for minimalist architecture and (as a Los Angeles native) his intimate familiarity with west coast indoor / outdoor living and the casual clothing inspired by it. This approach has been applied to each step in developing the JAMES PERSE brand, which has become synonymous with Southern California life and style.

At the Company’s inception, James’ mission was to bring an elevated look and feel to unique baseball caps and basic tees. Two decades later, the Company has expanded to producing full lines of its famously soft and meticulously constructed modern classics for men and women, as well as home furnishings, accessories, and limited edition goods.  Our collections are sold in over 40 JAMES PERSE boutiques, as well as in fine department and specialty stores around the world.

Our employees are smart, creative, passionate, and service-driven individuals who meet the same superior standards we set for our products. We embrace talented people with diverse backgrounds and experiences, and support policies and practices that prohibit discrimination against any person because of race, color, national origin, religion, gender, gender identity, age, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

JAMES PERSE offers competitive benefits packages, including health, dental, and vision insurance, life insurance, short-term and long-term disability insurance, flexible spending accounts, an employee assistance program, paid vacation, paid sick time, a retirement savings plan with company match, and a generous employee discount.

To view and learn more about our open positions visit: http://jamesperse.applytojob.com/apply/

We appreciate your interest in our company and look forward to hearing from you.

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